LCF’s annual project Protest14 encourages students to respond to the issues of the day through slogan garments. The results, shot by photographer Riccardo Raspa, are moving – and disturbing.
A satellite exhibition at the London College of Fashion of Jean Paul Gaultier’s ad campaigns and posters chart the ongoing concepts of the designer’s work through graphic creations.
Lucy Moore and friend Lily Cole continue a legacy by taking over independent arts and fashion bookshop Claire de Rouen.
The mix of wealth, trade and stability in Elizabeth I’s 45-year reign (1558-1603) led to an explosion in decorative crafts, which then featured heavily in the era’s portraiture as symbols of wealth and culture. The National Portrait Gallery celebrates Elizabeth I and her people.
The V&A’s Clothworkers’ Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion is set to become a valuable resource for designers. Early fashion pieces include rare 16th century children’s kaftans from the Ottoman Empire, important examples of 17th century European dress right up to present day Versace and Stella McCartney.